Swords, Sorcery, and Self Discovery
6th Feb 2023, 12:00 AM in 34 - Split Decisions
Average Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Permalink: https://exiern.thecomicseries.com/comics/pl/1746989
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You say/I say

(As an Australian, I probably say the former and as a native of Ohio, Scott may say the latter! Luis lives somewhere in the middle? No, seriously he does live in a country that is somewhere between mine and Scott's!)

Art by Luis XIII

Story and lettering by Scott T. Hicken

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User comments:
dr pepper
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dr pepper
Hmm, the lips say "tee hee, i'm so shallow!" but the eyes say "i'm on to you idiots!"

Now i wonder what would happen if you put the royal diadem on Tiff.

Also, i'm caught up now, time to check out the other canvases, er, branches of this story.
Legendary Kroc (Guest)
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Well, she looks like she's suspicious. Guess Peonie should have waited until AFTER the plan went off to describe it.
Phoebe (Guest)
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You know, if you know that she's Tiff and not Typh, but you don't want her to know that you know... maybe call her Typh and not Tiff, like you did when you still didn't know, you know?
Scott Hicken (Guest)
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Calaron (Guest)
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I always thought they were actually pronounced the same, and the difference in reaction to the different spellings was a running joke. But I guess Typh is pronounced as in "typhoon" then?
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I guess either is possible, who can say? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Phoebe (Guest)
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Well, seeing as both of them would ALWAYS correct them if they used the other name, there IS a difference in pronunciation, whatever that may be...
Scott T. Hicken (Guest)
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It's the difference in how I naturally pronounced each in my head, but honestly I don't think it started mattering that much until I wanted to do the joke spread between this page and the next - https://exiern.thecomicseries.com/comics/688#content-start - and I thought it interesting that a minor switch in the vowel sound could impact so much.

The problem with writing long form fantasy is that on one page it's a joke, on the next page it's worldbuilding lore! :D
Guesticules (Guest)
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The mirror is broken!
RBZ (Guest)
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Good spot!